our mission: To promote the healthy development of children, families, and individuals through counseling, mentoring and support programs.

OUR VISION: We envision resilient communities that achieve healthy outcomes through affordable behavioral services. We are an inclusive supportive ally to anyone in crisis.

Counseling Services

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Mental Health Counseling

Licensed therapists provide individual and family counseling, solution-focused therapy, trauma therapy, play therapy, and family reunification services. Most insurance plans accepted, including: Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and the option for private pay

​Substance Abuse Counseling:

Certified substance abuse counselors provide strength-based services for clients struggling with the disease of addiction. We strive to inspire clients to discover their own path to recovery in both individual and group counseling settings

Adults & Youth
Our staff is trained in evidence based strategies to provide prevention, intervention and outpatient services to adults and youth. 

Types of Counseling we offer:
Individual Counseling
Group Counseling (NV)
Family Counseling
Early Intervention Services
Prevention Services
Substance Abuse Counseling
Substance Abuse Evaluations

Services available in Spanish and English. 
Services provided at TYFS offices and most schools

We are one of a few providers serving both Medi-Cal and Medicaid in our region; please call us to learn more and let us help you get to the right place:

Douglas County, NV: 775-782-4202

South Lake Tahoe, CA: 530-541-2445

24 Hour Crisis Line • 1-800-870-8937
Contact this line for Crisis Intervention Services

Tahoe Youth & Family Services prioritizes admission to treatment services as follows: 
1. Pregnant injection drug users 
2. Pregnant substance abusers 
3. Non-pregnant injection drug users 
4. All others 
Tahoe Youth & Family Services provides counseling services on a fee for service basis